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iOS

Getting device orientation Swift

How can I get the device orientation in swift?

I have this code but it just prints "(Enum Value)"

var currentDevice: UIDevice = UIDevice.currentDevice()
var orientation: UIDeviceOrientation = currentDevice.orientation
println(orientation)

Thanks

Peter Pult
Peter Pult
8,095 Points

What are you trying to achieve? If you want to test for a orientation, you can check like this:

if orientation.isLandscape {
    println("landscape")
} else {
    println("portrait")
}

Of course you can also check for isPortrait.

That is working. Thank you.

1 Answer

Patrick Gerrits
Patrick Gerrits
14,614 Points

That is because the UIDeviceOrientation is a object. It does not return a string or integer.